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IN THE CARPENTER’S WORKSHOP: Memories

It’s funny how things seem to get better with time.  Give a shocking incident a decade or two, and it becomes funny.  Give it a lifetime, and it seems like heaven.

Halicraft Art Festival to raise funds for town clock project

Everything is coming together for the upcoming Halicraft Art Festival to be held on Saturday, April 5, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Town of Halifax.  The event is the work of the Halifax Village Association, and its goal is to help raise funds for the town clock project.  

After Hours with the Author slated Tuesday at library

The library will debut a new program at the Halifax County Library, After Hours with the Author.  

IN THE CARPENTER’S WORKSHOP: Parakeet pipes

Andrew, Simon Peter’s brother, was one of the two who heard what John had said and who had followed Jesus.  The first thing Andrew did was to find his brother Simon and tell him, “We have found the Messiah” (that is, the Christ).  And he brought him to Jesus.

Stonewall Jackson program coming to museum Friday

The South Boston/Halifax County Museum’s free program on Stonewall Jackson, postponed after last week’s bad weather, has been rescheduled for this Friday at 7 p.m. 

Free computer classes back

The Halifax County/South Boston Public Libraries began offering free computer classes in the summer of 2011, but unfortunately they came to a halt following the resignation of the former branch manager in August. 

IN THE CARPENTER’S WORKSHOP: Elegy on a church cat

(Roughly to the tune of Gilligan’s Island)

Honoree gives back for Hospice Gala

With the Halifax Regional Hospice Gala set for Friday at 7 p.m., the staff at the Commonwealth Assisted Living is honoring one of its own by purchasing a table at the gala in her honor.

Heritage Festival Committee to meet at Keystone Tractor Works Museum

The Halifax County Heritage Festival Committee will hold its March meeting at Keystone Tractor Works Museum in Colonial Heights Sunday at 2 p.m.

IN THE CARPENTER’S WORKSHOP: God’s tape measure

I sometimes wonder how God measures us.  Do all our deeds add up to a trip to heaven?   Or is it grace which saves us and nothing we do ourselves?